Japanese battery coach Takeshi Nakamura returns to the Kia Tigers after six seasons.
The Kia Tigers officially announced on the 20th that they have confirmed the appointment of their coaching staff to lead the 2024 season.
The first team is led by head coach Kim Jong-kook and consists of head coach Jin Gap-yong, pitching coaches Jung Jae-hoon and Lee Dong-gul, hitting coaches Lee Beom-ho and Hong Se-wan, operations coach Lee Hyun-gon, first base coach Cho Jae-young, defense coach Park Ki-nam, and battery coach Nakamura Takeshi.
The Future team will be coached by Son Seung-rak, pitching coach Lee Jung-ho and Lee Sang-hwa, hitting coach Choi Hee-seop, first base coach Park Hyo-il, defense coach Yoon Hae-jin, and battery coach Lee Hae-chang.
The most notable addition to the first team is Coach Takeshi, 카지노사이트 who served as the battery coach for the KIA Tigers from the 2015 to 2018 seasons. Coach Kim Sang-hoon, who served as the battery coach for the first team, will help strengthen the team’s power as a power analysis coach.
Hitting coach Kim Seok-yeon and pitching coach Seo Deok-won will join the remaining players to improve their skills.
Meanwhile, pitching coaches Jung Jae-hoon and Lee Dong-gul were recently dispatched to the Driveline Baseball Center in Seattle, USA, along with five pitchers, including Jung Hae-young, Lee Yi-ri, Yoon Young-chul, Hwang Dong-ha, and Kwak Do-gyu.